Join host Cory Dowless to learn about automation, robotics, IIoT, and trends in the automation industry. Interviews with top automation professionals, lessons on basic and advanced automation topics, and more!
Humans and Robots Working Together (Zac Dydek, Vecna Robotics)
Empty shelves at the grocery store - what is the solution? Vecna Robotics is a technology company that is using robotics and artificial intelligence to solve material handling and logistics problems. We talk with Vecna Robotics' CTO, Zac Dydek, about how humans and robots work together, what the future of automated material handling looks like, and how people react to robotics and AI in the field.
Evolving Traditional Practice with Mixed Reality (Don Harvey, Jr., Harvin AR)
Mixed reality, augmented reality, virtual reality, extended reality - there is so much to learn about these technologies and how they can transfer the traditional ways of doing this on the plant floor, in the board room, or around the engineering office. Our guest, Don Harvey, Jr., Founder of Harvin AR, talks about the different types of mixed reality technology, how they can be used, and what barriers stand in the way of the adopting this amazing technology.
Culture and Innovation (John Landrum, Intralox)
Culture and innovation are deeply tied together - few would disagree with that, but few truly understand how to leverage culture to drive innovation. Our guest, John Landrum, is the VP of Innovation, Marketing, and Organizational Culture at Intralox and host of the Triple Win Workplace podcast. John shares his thoughts on organizational culture, innovation, and intellectual property protection through patents. We talk about how innovation and risk are related, how important organizational culture is, and whether the world is a better place with or without patents (specifically when talking about technology companies).
Automation in Food Packaging (Craig Souser, JLS Automation)
Food packaging is a critical industry that is a key component of the supply chain that keeps food flowing to your plate. What you may not know is that companies like JLS Automation are leveraging highly advanced technology like robotics, vision, and track, to make food packaging safer, more efficient, and more compact. Craig Souser, CEO of JLS Automation, talks about automation in the food packaging industry and the future of automation, robotics, and technology.
The Future of Technology (Gregory Brown, UPS)
What does the future of technology look like? Robots, drones, AI, automation, autonomous vehicles, and more. Gregory Brown, Director of R&D at UPS, talks about key technologies to adapt to changing set of customer demands and to a changing world.
Leading with Technology (Blad Uran, QuantumFlo)
How do you differentiate in an industry driven by cost and competition? QuantumFlo's answer: technology. Blad Uran, Application Engineer at QuantumFlo, talks about the plumbing industry, how to be competitive, and how to make an impact in an industry that resists change.